Rohit Bhattacharya The beta for Android P was just released with much fanfare, and as expected, it’s got a whole lot of goodies in store for us. Apart from the Pixel, Android P is also available for testing on certain models of OnePlus, Essential, Vivo, Nokia, Sony, Oppo, and Xiaomi.

Here’s what you get. It also has smarter automatic brightness, and AI-powered battery improvements.

The ‘continued conversation’ update means you only have to say “Hey Google” the first time, adding more flow and realism to conversations. There’s also six new voices to choose from.

Now, you get AI-powered fixes like B&W photo colorization, brightness correction and suggested rotations, as well as suggestions for quick fixes. It’ll provide better recommendations, be more personalised, and even allow to identify dog breeds by pointing your camera at them.

The first smart displays will launch in July, and will be tough competition for Amazon’s Echo Show. Google Lens allows you to point your phone’s camera at text in the real world, copy it, and paste it onto a text field on your phone. Read more from…

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